Kia serves up $17,490 drive-away Rio at Australian Open

Featuring more mature looks, 7-inch touch-screen and Apple CarPlay as well as Android Auto, Kia is making a big play in the light car segment.

Women "bullied" into caesareans at rural hospital: claims

MOTHER'S BACKLASH: Local member of Maternity Consumer Network, Latisha Ryder.

Maternity service review causes chaos at Emerald Hospital.

How this woman saved more than $45,000

NOT BUTS ABOUT IT: Corie Goetez has saved more than $45,000 since giving up the smoke six years and 14 weeks ago.

Two stories of how and why people quit smoking.

Worst passengers: Are you one of these monsters?

Oh great, this guy is on my flight

This is why politicians fly first class.

Daylight saving: 'Draw a line from Goondiwindi to Rocky'

Sunset in maryborough, Queensland. - User Contributed

Just draw a line from Goondiwindi to Rockhampton

Mum's rant on cost of school supplies goes viral

"24 whiteboard markers PER student...are you serious!?"

REVEALED: Tips to avoid cuts to your pension

Losing your pension because of new changes? Here are some tips to help keep it.

Here are some tips to help you keep the part-pension

What is in this Weekend?

Lara Nobel's tiny home in inner-city Brisbane.

Find out what to expect from the Weekend magazine

Would you bribe your kids with money to eat their greens?

Little boy tantrum. Kid screaming. Thinkstock.

The idea was coined by Tam Fry, of the UK’s National Obesity Forum

Parents horrified by mould inside Sophie the Giraffe

Dana isn’t the only one who has found Sophie’s secret

'Please don't be mad, I've just had a baby'

Emma and daughter Hannah-Maria

She was 39 weeks pregnant and didn't know

Banana Boat slammed by beachgoers suffering severe sunburn

One mother said she had to have her five-year-old daughter treated for first-degree burns when her skin began peeling off her shoulder after using Banana Boat sunscreen.

Mothers said the sunscreen failed to protect their children

Premmy twins: one dies, one fighting for life

A Coast couple is mourning the death of their baby son while his twin sister fights for life.

Couple by daughter's side as she fights for life

Potato chip foretells end to nine-year, $25k IVF heartache

BLESSED: Paul and Tara Crook with daughter Kaycee who arrived with the help of IVF and some talented specialists.

ACCORDING to this Gympie couple, their daughter is a miracle.

'Brake! Brake!' Beach driving goes wrong

Watch as beach drivers find getting a tow can make things worse

TOTALLY HOOKED: Rock fishing has many rewards

BEAUTIFUL: Rock fishing offers beauty and tranquillity ... as well as good fish.

This is one of the most productive shore-based fishing options

How to save water while maintaining a gorgeous garden

DRY SPELL: Hot, dry weather means a squeeze on precious H20 and time to get the hose out.

The most precious resources for a healthy garden is water

OUR SAY: Why wait for life jacket trial to end?

$20 a small price to pay for greater fishing safety

Top weather attracts fishos as many spots in Bay fire up

NICE ONE: Jack hooked this solid golden trevally, caught on a charter with Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing.

All parts of the Bay have something happening

Is Australia about to face a garlic bread shortage?

THE company that supplies Domino's, Pizza Hut and some supermarkets with garlic bread has recalled its products.

Foodies' scavenger hunt: are you up for it?

Heaven on a stick - check out Queen of Pops.

FOR many of us, food is life.

How to make your child's every dream come true...

Take a dip at South Bank in the inner-city beach.

‘I DON’T want to do fun things, Mum and Dad’… said no child ever!

Ups and downs in NBN quest to leave no home behind

Toowoomba's David Shinners and his son Hugh and wife Julie find online life easier with the NBN.

Faster broadband means fewer people will leave the regions for work.

Our love affair with the internet is growing

Gympie West's Micah, Kathy, Rob and Mitchell Pitt, with their dog Winston, enjoying their devices through the National Broadband Network.

We do it in bed, at work, in the kitchen ... and on the loo.

Nutella maker hits back over cancer concerns

Palm oil in many food brands including Cadbury’s chocolate

Adam Liaw delves into Singapore's street food culture

DESTINATION FLAVOUR: Celebrity chef Adam Liaw explores Singapore to reveal the secrets of its cuisine.

Celebrity chef shares secrets of Singapore's cuisine

Luxury fabric makes comeback

This material is on trend in 2017

Clean up your act and save hours

Encouraging children to clean up their mess will help them learn life skills and help you at home.

Follow these changes in your home tidying routine

I object to too many objects

How do you feel about "stuff”?

Beat the heat: top tips for a healthy summer garden

WHEN it comes to gardening during the sweltering summer heat, rest assure there are still plenty of plants that will cope in the hot dry conditions.

60 plants stolen during heartless midnight raid

Michael Lukich, of Alstonville, pauses while replanting the hedge which thieves plundered, stealing about 60 plants overnight on Saturday.

Green thumbs on alert for thieves who dug-up pensioners' new hedge

The perfect time of year to grow Radishes

Add crunch with radishes.

Radishes are quick and easy to grow and they're tasty

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

Summer is the perfect time to get the kids in the garden.

Teach your kids to garden, holiday fun

Invasive weed found around Bundaberg

Weed of the Week: Starburr (Acanthospermum hispidum).This species is native to Central America, parts of the Caribbean, and tropical South America.Photo: Ian Read

Starburr reduces native pastures

These snakes aren't on a plane, they're much closer

In the film Snakes On A Plane, Nelville Flynn, played by Samuel L. Jackson, must fight a plane load of loose deadly snakes.

Where these snakes are hanging out would terrify Samuel L Jackson

It's time to plan your summer garden

Sunpatiens are also fantastic in pots, flowering non-stop throughout the year.

Help your garden overcome the summer heat

Do we have the most powerful passport?

AUSTRALIANS might live in the best place on earth but our passport is not as powerful as we would like to believe.

Indian Pacific travel a real Aussie adventure

Sheer elegance.

THE Ghan takes you across Australia with style and gourmet treats.

Tractors to help pull in tourists

READY TO GO: Tropical Fruit World staff check out the new machinery at the Duranbah property.

Tropical Fruit World gets some help on the farm.

7 epic Airbnb getaways on the Southern Downs

Wouldn't you like to stay here for a night or two?

Hey, don't you deserve a getaway?

Is this the app to take the pain out of car rentals?

Avis is launching a new app to make it easier to rent a car.

Brisbane Airport to be among the first to get new service

Wander, meander and stroll

PURE BLISS: Looking out to Shipstern Bluff from an ideal spot to pause on the walk.

Travel at your own place on the Three Capes walk

Best hotel in the world found in Cabarita

FIRST CLASS: Cabarita Beach's Halcyon House has taken out the top gong for best hotel in the world.

Halcyon House named best hotel.

Suzi Quatro returns with live supergroup launch

Leather forever for icon's Australian tour

Elsa voice actor's son hates Frozen

Idina Menzel's son "hates" his mother's most famous film 'Frozen'

Chrissy Teigen likes her "soft" stretch marks

Stretch marks are no problem for Chrissy Teigen

Naomie Harris in the dark over Daniel Craig's future as 007

Naomie Harris has no idea if Daniel Craig will be returning as 007

REVIEW: Will Kasey Chambers' Dragonfly take off with fans?

Kasey Chambers’ new album Dragonfly gets 3.5 stars from Cameron Adams.

CHAMBERS is back with her 11th studio album.

Ed Sheeran wants Beyonce collaboration

Ed Sheeran wants to record a duet with Beyoncé.

Nicole Kidman squirms through questions on Keith

Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban

'God, you guys are personal ... that’s for him to talk about'

Samantha has wrangled Buckingood clothing into a success

FOUNDING her fashion label when she was 20-years-old, Samantha Morgan has come a long way in five years.

Sustainable clothing a 2017 trend

Items from Yevu Clothing's November 2016 release.

Fashion production in spotlight

Shape up to your personal style

Dress for your shape in 2017.

Clever tips for your body type

City pin-up Miss Diamond Divine will sparkle in Las Vegas

PIN-UP: Photographer Shelley Lester has taken these pin-up shots for her business Scarlett Noir in Toowoomba. Pictured is alternative model Miss Diamond Divine from Toowoomba.   /Scarlett Noir Photography

Pin-ups around the world flock to Vegas to be centre stage

High tech fashion to dazzle and correct posture

The FashionWare show featured Nick Verreos of Project Runway fame and designers Sylvia Heisel, Chelsea Klukas, Jazsalyn McNeil, Maria Orduz Pinto, and Pauline Van Dongen

One tech jacket has 29 pockets - including for two laptops

After learning to walk again, Jesse's a pageant finalist

17-year-old Hervey Bay girl Jesse Heldens is a national finalist of the Miss Galaxy 2017 competition.

She's a Miss Galaxy Australia national finalist.

Chance to own funky clothing store as owner sells up

END OF ERA: Repeat Offenderz owner Rachel Bailey is selling the store to launch a wardrobe styling consultancy called Savvy Measures.

Due to a new business opportunity, the owner is selling shop

The air-conditioning trick that could save you a fortune

IF you haven't read this on Facebook already, this little story could save you a small fortune.

We've seen the future and it's scary for retailers

UBTECH's Lynx, a video-enabled humanoid robot with Amazon Alexa, is demonstrated at CES International  in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Amazon putting bricks and mortar retailers on their collective knees

'G'day mate, would you chill the beer for me...''

A Samsung representative demonstrates Family Hub 2.0 - the new fridge with voice control - at CES 2017 in Las Vegas.

You could find yourself talking to the fridge more than you think

Are our fisheries infected? Good news for prawn lovers

Tony Pizone of Mooloolaba River Fisheries eats one of his delicious prawns.

Find out whether Mooloolaba prawns have white spot disease

Letter scares off opponents of proposed Buderim Woolies

FINGERS CROSSED: North Buderim IGA store manager Scott Duncan with Buderim residents Roy and Kerrie Gibson don't want another Woolworths built in Buderim.

Legal letter scares off supermarket opponents

Earmade: the little Qld idea on world stage

Maria Ranchod, of Dog and Bone, models Earmade at CES 2017 in Las Vegas

Aussie tech firm on the brink of making it big in Vegas

Cheaper Samsung smartphone to hit the market

Samsung has confirmed the Galaxy A Series will be coming down under

Samsung unveils more affordable smartphone called Galaxy A

How to strengthen your bones & prevent osteoporosis

REGULAR weight-bearing and resistance exercises are the key to stronger bones.

Easy ways to get fit for free

HEAD TO THE PARK: Playing with kids and pets can burn serious calories.

Six easy ways to get fit for free

We should be happy with new hospital as it is: Coast MP

Sunshine Coast University Hospital north-west view.

Caloundra MP says Coast should be happy with new hospital as it is

Funnel web horror: ‘I felt something crawl up my leg’

One variety of Funnel-web Spider, (Hadronyche versuta)

"I felt a very sharp pain and I knew I’d been bitten"

Ignore your health at your own peril, survivor warns

Michael O'Gorman has survived an advanced form of blood cancer and gone on to compete in triathlons.

'Five minutes could have saved me a lot of grief'

'Nardya will not be going home'

On Wednesday the 25-year-old was given a week to live

"I use the kids as weights": ridiculously fit Simone Gately

Simone Gately may be the fittest mum on the internet

Facebook bans ads for pregnancy services

ADVERTISEMENTS with baby-bump photos are being deemed too offensive for Facebook, sparking an outcry from health advocates.

'Miracle baby': Why Molly's mum is already in tears

Molly Bryson is getting ready for her first day of prep at West Moreton Anglican College with her mum Krystal.

In the first two years Molly was taken to hospital 27 times.

Routine key to successful transition back to school

STABILITY: Routines provide a predictable, secure and safe foundation for young people.

What's the key to school success?

OPINION: I love you all, but get out of here

I love my grandchildren - if only kids weren't so messy!

I look forward to the end of January as much as the end of December

What's the point of sex?

Is there more going on than we think when we have sex?

Oh baby, it's time to sleep

A wind-down routine may help restless babies go to sleep faster.

Mums, we have some tips for sending baby to dream land

Know the signs of bullying

VIGILANCE: By remaining watchful, parents can learn to identify the signs their child is being bullied at school.

Could you tell if your child is being made a victim?

A good man is hard to find girls ... but not in Coffs!

THE question has been asked far and wide across the land, where can one find a loyal and trustworthy bloke?

What is the point of sex? It's good for you

Sex is central to who you are as a person.

New dating show strips down contestants

Ryan and Seraphine get to know each other by stripping down 60 seconds after meeting.

It's said to be one of the most “diverse” dating shows yet.

Hilary Duff finds dating tough

Hilary Duff is only attracted to "one guy a year".